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Friday, January 1, 2010

Moroccan Almond Honey Chicken Recipe

Moroccan Honey Chicken Recipe
Moroccan Chicken

Moroccan food is considered as one of the most diverse foods around the globe.




Moroccan Honey Chicken Recipe
Morocco is one of the most visited African countries throughout time and history and one of the main reasons Morocco remains popular is because of the food.

How to Make Moroccan Almond Honey Chicken


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Moroccan Honey Chicken, the food of Morocco is a mix of Berber, Moorish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and African cuisines. The cooks in the royal kitchens of Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Rabat and Tetouan refined Moroccan food over the centuries and created the basis for what is known as Moroccan food recipes today.

Moroccan Almond Honey Chicken

Serves 6
African food

Ingredients
2 teaspoons butter
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 chicken cut into pieces
2 chopped medium onions
1 chopped clove garlic
1 cup ground almonds
1 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 teaspoons pepper
1/2 cup honey
1 1/2 cups of chicken broth
2 teaspoons. corn starch
1 lemon for juice

Directions
1. In a casserole heat butter and vegetable oil and brown chicken.
2. Season with salt and pepper and remove.
3. In the remaining fat cook onions and garlic until translucent.
4. Add next 4 ingredients, cook over gentle heat stirring until well mixed.
5. Combine the broth and cornstarch and add to the contents of the casserole over high heat.
6. Cook and stir sauce thickens.
7. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
8. Replace chicken, spooning sauce over chicken.
9. Bake in covered preheated oven at 350ยบ for 1 hour.


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Moroccan Honey Chicken Recipe

The highest population density in Morocco is found along the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts; a number of densely populated areas are found scattered through the Atlas Mountains. The Atlas Mountains have long been home to some of North Africa's most remote villages.

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